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Community Events Assistant

  • Part time
  • £21,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 22nd September 2023

  • Advertised from 4th September 2023
  • 18 hrs/wk (Full time is 35hrs/wk) Pattern: Negotiable and to meet organisational needs


Duncan Place Community Hub is a social enterprise and registered charity based in a 3-storey listed building next to Leith Links providing:

• Community, event and meeting space.

• Office space for local charities, social enterprises and Community Interest Companies.

• A base for Duncan Place Community Hubs own programme of community activity.

The building is home to a diverse range of organisations and has a growing programme of activities and events. We are now recruiting for a Community Events Assistant to join our friendly supportive team. The successful candidate will work closely with the Community Engagement Coordinator and other members of the team to plan, market and deliver a programme of events appealing to our diverse community. This includes regular health & wellbeing activities, arts and music activities for adults and children, Lego clubs, reading groups, a variety of one-off workshops, and more. Activities are delivered by in-house staff and freelance facilitators. Our welcoming warm atmosphere is often remarked upon and maintaining this for our community and colleagues is a key aspect of the organisation. Universal acceptance is essential at Duncan Place Community Hub, and we welcome applications from those who represent the diverse nature of the Leith community.

Annual leave is pro-rated and increases across the first 6 years of service. Pension contributions are 3% from employee and 5% from the organisation with Duncan Place Community Hub matching any additional voluntary contributions up to a maximum of 10%.

Application notes

To apply, please complete the application form and submit this to where it will be picked up by the manager. Please put ‘Community Events Assistant Application’ in the subject line. Interviews will be held in Duncan Place Community Hub with dates TBC, likely to be week commencing 2nd Oct 23.